The championship of Saint-Petersburg sailing

In St. Petersburg are preparing to the main yachting event of the Northern capital – the city Championship in sailing. The competition is traditionally held in the water area of the Neva Bay of the Gulf of Finland. Racing days: August 31,, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 Sep.

The championship of Saint-Petersburg sailing – one of the oldest yachting competition in the Northern capital, the first time the championship was held before the Second world war. Today is the main start of the season in the city on the Neva, which can participate anyone. A successful performance at the regatta allows to discharge.

Due to its size, the championship is a great sailing spectacle, giving the most complete picture of professional and Amateur sailing in the city. Annually compete for the title of champion on the water are more than 70 vessels and the total number of participants exceeding 400 people. The regatta is the most classes of yachts, presented in St. Petersburg. It involved cruising yachts, the keel racing monotypes and sailing boards. Among them: the absolute group (yachts measured for ORC), “L-6”, “Cybertonic” yacht type “Tsetus” and “Konrad-44”, “Carter-30”, “Santer-760”, “Minitones”, “Dragon”, “Platu-25”, “SB20”, dinghies and other.

The championship of Saint Petersburg among the keel of the yacht is carried out with a parallel competition for the prizes of the newspaper “Evening Petersburg” – the “Big Neva Cup”. This prestigious and historic regatta, which is held since 1948. The competition devoted to memory of honored worker of culture of the Russian Federation, sports journalist Valentina Semenova. The main prize – the challenge trophy made in 1947 by masters of the Leningrad porcelain factory im. M. V. Lomonosov.

“Winning the championship of Saint-Petersburg sailing has a special status. Along with the fans in the race traditionally take part the most famous athletes, Olympic games participants and winners of international competitions. Over the long history of the regatta it is often the Champions became really outstanding sailors. In addition, this is a very representative event. So leave your name in the galaxy of winners of the race and of the history of sailing many people want. We wish all participants good luck, and let will win the most worthy!”, – says Sergey Alekseev, President of Saint-Petersburg sailing Union, the Chairman of the Presidium of all-Russian sailing Federation.

Credentials Committee for cruising yachts and keel of a racing monotypes will be held on 4 and 5 September from 18.00 to 21.00 in the “sailing Centre” River yacht club of trade unions, Petrovskaya Kosa, 9. For the class “SB-20” – 29 August from 11.00 to 20.00 and 30 August from 11.00 to 15.00 at the sailing school “Krestovsky island”

(South road 4). The place and time of the registration of sail boards will be announced by the Directorate of the competition in this class.

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Organizers: Committee for physical culture and sports and the St. Petersburg sailing Union.

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